BIS paper argues debt overhang is ‘leading cause’ of sluggish growth

Central Banking | 27 Jan 2015

Paper by Stephanie Lo and Ken Rogoff finds debt overhang is the main factor behind countries struggling to recover from crisis, but high leverage may obscure other factors at play

Topics: Bank for International Settlements, growth, debt


Syriza reaction: Exit fears overblown but bitter struggles to come

Central Banking | 26 Jan 2015

Topics: Greece, Eurozone, euro, debt

Colombian paper examines synchronisation of economic cycles in Latin America

Central Banking | 26 Jan 2015

Topics: Central Bank of Colombia, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Venezuela

Productivity performance sparks uptick in US entrepreneurship, finds Boston Fed paper

Central Banking | 22 Jan 2015

Topics: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, United States, growth, Financial crisis

UK’s FCA declares success in nudging savers towards new products

Central Banking | 21 Jan 2015

Topics: Financial Conduct Authority

Lower productivity behind growth slowdown in African middle-income countries, IMF paper finds

Central Banking | 19 Jan 2015

Topics: growth, IMF, Africa

DNB paper calls for ‘fundamental overhaul' of Dutch pensions system

Central Banking | 16 Jan 2015

Topics: Netherlands Bank, Netherlands

Bundesbank paper: German banks use specific loan loss provisions counter-cyclically

Central Banking | 15 Jan 2015

Topics: Bundesbank, Germany, Financial crisis

Slovenian paper examines government spending in a monetary union

Central Banking | 14 Jan 2015

Topics: Slovenia, Bank of Slovenia

World Bank research sees value in ‘acyclical’ remittances

Central Banking | 14 Jan 2015

Topics: World Bank, Remittances, Emerging markets

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